Erik Faye-Lund <> writes:

>> Subject: [PATCH] mingw: activate alloca
>> Both MSVC and MINGW have alloca(3) definitions in malloc.h, so by moving
>> win32-compat alloca.h from compat/vcbuild/include/ to compat/win32/ ,
>> which is included by both MSVC and MINGW CFLAGS, we can make alloca()
>> work on both those Windows environments.
>> In MINGW, malloc.h has explicit check for GNUC and if it is so, defines
>> alloca to __builtin_alloca, so it looks like we don't need to add any
>> code to here-shipped alloca.h to get optimum performance.
>> Compile-tested on Windows in MSysGit.
>> Signed-off-by: Kirill Smelkov <>
> Looks good to me!

Thanks; queued and pushed out on 'next'.
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